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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 108 km SE of Akutan, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.3789S, -164.7458WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 108 km SE of Akutan, Alaska (67 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 20:02:33 / August 19, 2020 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.7458 West, latitude 53.3789 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 20:02:33 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bheq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020ao0lopy, us6000bheq.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km SE of Akutan, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -164.7458° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108 km SE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-19 20:02:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-19 22:29:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.972 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bheq Id of event.
Event Code 6000bheq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020ao0lopy,us6000bheq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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